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  1. An Undergraduate’s Tale: Advising and E-Portfolios in Three Acts

    Alison Schmidt, Abigail Frank, Matthew Broda & Megan Wereley, The College of Wooster, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 457–462

    Lights! Camera! Action! Today’s undergraduates move toward graduation in a variety of ways. The demands of the current job market and the widespread use of different tools of technology challenge... More

    pp. 457-462

  2. Samba and Sauna: The Implementation of Educational Technology by Brazilian Teachers Participating in a Finnish Online Teacher Education Program.

    Mark Curcher, Tampere University of Applied Sciences, Finland; Ciao Mendes, Colégio Rio Branco, Brazil; Cibelle Lima, Colégio Rio Branco Educational Center for the Deaf, Brazil; Daniele Miyaji, Juliana Martins & Juliana Ragusa, Colégio Rio Branco, Brazil

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 312–317

    Abstract: A diverse group of teachers at Colégio Rio Branco in Sao Paulo Brazil have been participating in an online teacher education program offered by Tampere University of Applied Sciences,... More

    pp. 312-317

  3. E-learning as a Motivator in Teaching and Learning in The Saudi University Context

    Naif Alsayyali, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 251–255

    The number of students who are enrolling in online courses is expanding exponentially. For this reason, many schools in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) are moving towards an electronic means of... More

    pp. 251-255

  4. The iMOOC: Investigating Engagement and Global Learners’ Experiences in a unique Coursera MOOC

    Anant Deshpande & Valeri Chukhlomin, SUNY Empire State College, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 90–96

    MOOCs and other online courses helping international learners better understand American culture and the academic system are relatively rare. Research indicates that this plays a significant role... More

    pp. 90-96

  5. Taxonomies of Educational Technology Uses: Dewey, Chip and Me

    James A. Levin

    E-Learning and Digital Media Vol. 11, No. 5 (2014) pp. 439–442

    In the early 1990s, Chip Bruce created a taxonomy of education technology uses, which the author of the article helped to expand and evaluate. This taxonomy is based on John Dewey's "four... More

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  6. Introducing Mobile Technology in Graduate Professional Education

    Gopesh Anand, Dilip Chhajed, Seung Won Hong & Norma Scagnoli

    E-Learning and Digital Media Vol. 11, No. 6 (2014) pp. 543–553

    The insertion of mobile technology in educational settings is becoming more prevalent, making it important to understand the effectiveness of such technology in enhancing students' learning... More

    pp. 543-553

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  7. What Is Educational Technology? An Inquiry into the Meaning, Use, and Reciprocity of Technology

    Arun Lakhana

    Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology / La revue canadienne de l’apprentissage et de la technologie Vol. 40, No. 3 (Aug 31, 2014)

    This position paper explores the ambiguity of technology, toward refined understanding of Educational Technology. The purpose of education is described by John Dewey as growing, or habitual... More

  8. Educational Technology Training Workshops for Mathematics Teachers: An Exploration of Perception Changes

    Wilfred Wing Fat Lau & Allan Hoi Kau Yuen

    Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 29, No. 4 (2013) pp. 595–611

    This study examined the effects of educational technology training workshops on perception changes of mathematics teachers. Three perceptions, namely, pedagogical orientation, efficacy, and liking ... More

    pp. 595-611

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  9. Evolving Technologies Require Educational Policy Change: Music Education for the 21st Century

    Renee Crawford

    Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 29, No. 5 (2013) pp. 717–734

    There is growing discussion among education and government authorities on rethinking education in the 21st century. This increasing area of interest has come in response to the evolution of... More

    pp. 717-734

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  10. A Model of Leadership in Integrating Educational Technology in Higher Education

    Mariya Markova

    Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration Vol. 17, No. 4 ()

    The potential impacts and implications of technology on the professional lives of instructors in higher education, and the role of leadership in integrating educational technology, present a... More

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  11. Tool-Mediated Authentic Learning in an Educational Technology Course: A Designed-Based Innovation

    Alan Amory

    Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 22, No. 4 (2014) pp. 497–513

    This design-based research project is concerned with the design, development and deployment of interactive technological learning environments to support contemporary education. The use of... More

    pp. 497-513

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  12. An Evolving Learning Management System for New Educational Environments Using 2.0 Tools

    Miguel Á. Conde, Francisco J. García-Peñalvo, María J. Rodríguez-Conde, Marc Alier, María J. Casany & Jordi Piguillem

    Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 22, No. 2 (2014) pp. 188–204

    The tools used in learning processes are in a continuous state of flux. One of the most significant changes is the application of Information and Communications technologies (ICTs) to educational... More

    pp. 188-204

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  13. Technology Helps Students Transcend Part-Whole Concepts

    Anderson Norton, Jesse L. M. Wilkins, Michael A. Evans, Kirby Deater-Deckard, Osman Balci & Mido Chang

    Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School Vol. 19, No. 6 (February 2014) pp. 352–358

    The authors introduce an educational video game (application, or "app"), "CandyFactory Educational Game," designed to promote students' development of partitive... More

    pp. 352-358

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  14. Educational Technology and the Enclosure of Academic Labour inside Public Higher Education

    Richard Hall

    Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies Vol. 11, No. 3 (July 2013) pp. 52–82

    Across higher education in the United Kingdom, the procurement and deployment of educational technology increasingly impacts the practices of academic labour, in terms of administration, teaching... More

    pp. 52-82

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  15. A Paperless Course on Structural Engineering Programming: Investing in Educational Technology in the Times of the Greek Financial Recession

    Anastasios G. Sextos

    European Journal of Engineering Education Vol. 39, No. 1 (2014) pp. 18–30

    This paper presents the structure of an undergraduate course entitled "programming techniques and the use of specialised software in structural engineering" which is offered to the fifth ... More

    pp. 18-30

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  16. A Behavior-Based Approach for Educational Robotics Activities

    P De Cristoforis, S Pedre, M Nitsche, T Fischer, F Pessacg & C Di Pietro

    IEEE Transactions on Education Vol. 56, No. 1 (February 2013) pp. 61–66

    Educational robotics proposes the use of robots as a teaching resource that enables inexperienced students to approach topics in fields unrelated to robotics. In recent years, these activities have... More

    pp. 61-66

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  17. Connected Classroom Technology Facilitates Multiple Components of Formative Assessment Practice

    Melissa L. Shirley & Karen E. Irving

    Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 24, No. 1 (February 2015) pp. 56–68

    Formative assessment has been demonstrated to result in increased student achievement across a variety of educational contexts. When using formative assessment strategies, teachers engage students ... More

    pp. 56-68

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  18. Exploring the Roles of Social Participation in Mobile Social Media Learning: A Social Network Analysis

    Helmi Norman, Faculty of Science and Technology Bournemouth University Fern Barrow, Talbot Campus, Poole Dorset BH12 5BB United Kingdom; Norazah Nordin & Rosseni Din, Faculty of Education, National University of Malaysia; Mohamad Ally, Center for Distance Education Athabasca University; Huseyin Dogan, School of Design, Engineering, and Computing Faculty of Science and Technology Bournemouth University Fern Barrow, Talbot Campus, Poole Dorset BH12 5BB

    The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol. 16, No. 4 (Nov 02, 2015)

    Social media is increasingly becoming an essential platform for social connectivity in our daily lives. The availability of mobile technology has further fueled its importance – making it a... More

  19. How factors of personal attitudes and learning environments to affect gender difference toward mobile learning acceptance

    Shu-Sheng Liaw, General Education Center, China Medical University; Hsiu-Mei Huang, Department of Information Management, National Taichung University of Technology

    The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol. 16, No. 4 (Nov 02, 2015)

    Mobile technology for learning empowers the shift from traditionally pure instructor-centered classroom teaching to fully learner-centered educational settings. Although mobile learning (m-learning... More

  20. Supporting Access to Open Online Courses for Learners of Developing Countries

    Kwame Nti, Department of Career and Information Studies, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia., Georgia

    The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol. 16, No. 4 (Nov 02, 2015)

    This paper examines how access to, and use of, open educational resources (OER) content may be enhanced for nonnative learners in developing countries from a learner perspective. Using analysis of ... More